NHL Headlines Of The WeekThings are beginning to heat up around the NHL as we have passed the quarter-mark of the 2017-2018 NHL season. Here are this week's top NHL headlines.
Schwei’s Devils Notes: New Jersey Stays Unbeaten Vs. Wild After RegulationThe New Jersey Devils went 2-0 in their first two games on home ice this past week, but fell to 0-2-1 on the road with a heartbreaking loss in Boston.
Parise Spoils Isles’ Night As Wild Win In Shootout Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.
J.P. Parise, Former Islander And Father Of Zach, Dies At 73J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73.
Devils Snap 3-Game Skid, Beat Wild 4-3 In OTAndy Greene scored from in close 2 minutes into overtime and the Devils snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Hartnett: Redemption Or Heartbreak? Drama Dialed Up For US-Canada RematchIt's the rematch the entire hockey world has been waiting for. The U.S. will have a chance to bury some nasty demons on Friday when it faces border-rival Canada in the Olympic semifinals.
U.S. Rips Czech Republic To Set Up Dream Rematch With Canada In SemifinalsDustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.
Silverman: Americans No Longer Have To Play Role Of Underdogs On Hockey StageThe Canadians are ripe for the taking. The Americans know it, and the Canadians are about to find it out.
Hartnett: Team USA Should Handle Injury-Ravaged Slovakia In Olympic OpenerIt will be crucial for the U.S. to get off to a flying start in their opening game against Slovakia, as the top four teams at the end of the preliminary round will automatically advance to the quarterfinals.
Minnesota Wild Forward Zach Parise Named U.S. Olympic Hockey CaptainZach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was named captain of the U.S. men's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics. Ryan Suter and Dustin Brown will serve as alternate captains.
US Hockey Considers Themselves The Favorites At The Sochi GamesBoosted by their 2010 experience, Team USA Hockey thinks winning the Gold medal is possible at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Hartnett: Devils Hitch Their Wagon To The Right Player In Henrique The Devils have given Henrique the keys to their car because they know he won't crash it. Heck, he won't even put a dent in the Devils' red Mercedes, and will take pride in waxing it monthly.
Hartnett: Devils Will Eventually Become Adam Henrique's TeamThere will be a ton of pressure on Adam Henrique to step forward and be a key player for the Devils in 2013-14.
Devils Coach Pete DeBoer: Our Job Is To Prove Doubters Wrong While caught off-guard by star forward Ilya Kovalchuk's decision to retire from the NHL and return home to Russia, New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer said his team's job this season is to prove doubters wrong.
Devils Winger Ilya Kovalchuk Announces His Retirement From NHL The Devils announced the stunning news in a statement, saying that Kovalchuk had alerted general manager and president Lou Lamoriello earlier this year that he wanted to return home with his family after 11 seasons in the NHL.